English poetry

Poems in English

Did I Not Say To You

Did I not say to you, “Go not there, for I am your friend; in this Mirage of annihilation I […]

Every day I bear a burden

Every day I bear a burden, and I bear this calamity for a purpose: I bear the discomfort of cold […]

Laila and the Khalifa

The Khalifa said to Laila, “Art thou really she For whom Majnun lost his head and went distracted? Thou art […]

If I weep

If I weep, if I come with excuses, my beloved puts cotton wool in his ears. Every cruelty which he […]

Bring Wine

Bring wine, for I am suffering crop sickness from the vintage; God has seized me, and I am thus held […]

I closed my eyes to creation

I closed my eyes to creation when I beheld his beauty, I became Intoxicated with his beauty and bestowed my […]